How to Handle Characters

by Kat Duncan

Publisher: Kat Duncan

Series: A Writer's Guide

Publication Date: November 24, 2015

ISBN: 9781310036613

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Interesting, engaging characters are the backbone of a story. This book covers the elements needed to portray well-rounded, dynamic characters who are ripe to change and grow during the course of your story. Topics covered include points of view, main characters, secondary characters, protagonists, antagonists, window characters, and foil characters as well as how to choose character goals and decide on character traits. Learn the elements of writing a character sketch, plan out character arcs for each of your characters and do other exercises to learn how to get the most from each character in your stories. Includes a discussion of characters by looking at character archetypes and how you can use them.